Kimberly at Olswanger Literary

Welcome! I'm building my list in the ADULT fiction and nonfiction spaces.

Note that I do not represent children's books (PB, Chapter Books, MG, or YA).

PLEASE DO NOT SEND ME YOUNG ADULT (YA) - YA is an automatic pass since I do not represent it.

Additional Notes:
Be sure your manuscript is complete and polished.
I don't represent books that are (or have been) already published. Unfortunately, that will be an automatic pass, but I am open to other manuscripts that are complete, polished, and have never been published before.

Note about my MSWL: If your project matches closely with one of my manuscript wish list items (MSWL), please add a short line about that info to your query and note how it relates. For info on my MSWL, check here: https://mswishlist.com/agent/books4kimberly

I look forward to reading your work and aim to respond within three weeks. If this timeline becomes longer, I'll update on Twitter.

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